Lara Dorigo

Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Lara Dorigo is an intellectual property lawyer with broad experience and a particular affinity for technology-related issues. While she has particularly vast experience with biotech and pharmaceutical patent disputes at the Federal Patent Court or before arbitral tribunals, she also handles complex trademarks and unfair competition litigation and advises on life sciences regulatory matters, licensing, parallel imports, R&D agreements and all sorts of technology transfer issues, branding strategies, selective distribution agreements, entertainment law and personality right issues. Lara Dorigo's expertise was recognized by Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000, WTR 1000, Who's Who Legal, The Best lawyers in Switzerland, WIPR Leaders, LMG Life Sciences, Managing Intellectual Property ('IP Star') and Expert Guides ('Rising Star'). WIPR lists her as one of the World's 80 Influential Women in IP and she also appears in Managing Intellectual Property's Top 250 Women in IP.

Lara Dorigo is also a non-permanent judge of the Swiss Federal Patent Court.

Practice Area
Intellectual Property, Unfair Competition, Licensing, Life Sciences, Technology Transfer, Technology, Media & Telecoms, Litigation and Arbitration
German, English, Italian
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Praised for her reliability, knowledge and speed
Chambers, 2020
Stands out for know-how, dedication, creativity, and her 'make-it-happen' philosophy
Legal 500, 2020
Overwhelmed with the accuracy, speed and creativity of her IP-related work
Who's Who Legal, 2020
Extremely efficient and professional and has a straightforward approach to a cost effective outcome
Legal 500, 2020
Exceeding expectations on complex matters
Who's Who Legal, 2020
Provides clear, comprehensive advice
Legal 500, 2019
A phenomenal lawyer in trademark litigation
Who's Who Legal, 2019
A go-to name in Europe for her outstanding ability on disputes in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries
Who's Who Legal, 2019
Tenacious but even-handed in disputes and an absolute pleasure to work with
WTR 1000, 2019
She is highly competent, knows her stuff and takes no nonsense – she’s incredibly smart, a go-to attorney
WTR 1000, 2018
Tough but fair, she is brilliant in disputes – analytical, concise and diligent
WTR 1000, 2018